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2 Killed In Plane Crash At Taunton Airport

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Two people have been killed in a small plane crash near the municipal airport. (boston.cbslocal.com) More...

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TorstenHoff
Torsten Hoff 1
Setting aside the preflight check for a moment, how does the pilot of a taildragger not notice that hte rudder gust lock is still in place?
Musketeer1
Musketeer1 1
I am wondering the same thing...how do you taxi or get through the first 100 feet of a takeoff roll? Once they were airborne it should've been good enough until an attempted landing.
PhotoFinish
PhotoFinish 1
Looks a lot like the crash into a tree that was videoed. Both seemed like they may have run out of gas immediately after takeoff, maybe after forgetting to switch on any fuel tanks.
corvinho
John Andre 1
(Duplicate Squawk Submitted)

NTSB: Control Lock Still In Place On Charred Wreckage

The initial investigation into the fatal Sunday morning plane crash at Taunton Municipal Airport points to a potential problem with the aircraft’s gust lock, although authorities still don’t know for certain what caused the wreck, a federal investigator said Monday.

http://www.tauntongazette.com/news/x1837076279/Investigation-into-fatal-Taunton-plane-crash-ongoing

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